Updated 11 November 2023
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6 spots to dine at in Saudi Arabia

6 spots to dine at in Saudi Arabia

Riyadh’s dining scene offers foodies a plethora of options, including these spots that opened in 2023. 

  • Namu Korean BBQ

    Bite into some authentic Korean-style barbequed meat at Namu. Located in The Esplanade, Namu lets guests grill their own meats and offers traditional Korean dishes such as steamed beef rib with spicy Galbi-Jjim sauce.  

  • Mr Chow

    This international chain serves up Beijing cuisine. On the menu are delectableitems like chicken satay, green prawns, Peking duck and handcrafted noodles.  

  • Kuuru

    Plated up for the discerning Kuuru customer is a blend of Peruvian and Japanese flavours. The Japanese technique of robata grilling is a firm favourite here.  

  • Scott’s

    If you like seafood, Scott’s is an institution that you must visit. The chain from Mayfair in London is all about sophisticated style and flavourful food. Do try the oysters here, they are a specialty.  

  • Wagyumafia, Via Riyadh

    As the name suggests, this one is for those with a taste for wagyu. A Japanese Omakase menu is available here, as are some original creations that are Riyadh specials.  

  • Thinnies

    Burgers hold a special place in our hearts. With thin patties and five different burgers to choose from — The Mushroom, The Original, The Fresh, Smokey BBQ and The Slicer — this place is worth a try.